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The steering is smooth, the suspension is almost exquisitely. IBM shines more light on the discussion. The chassis provides the right level of firmness to prevent unpleasant swinging motion. Legatum Institute often expresses his thoughts on the topic. The C4 is but elastic enough attuned to unevenness of the road fine to iron. ABS, ESP and an improved traction control are not only a guarantee for sovereign Occurrence, but also the security benefit. Market introduction is offered attraction, seduction and exclusive of the Citroen C4 in the three trim levels in January 2011 in Austria.

In addition to the safety features with ESP and six airbags, radio, air-conditioning and electric Windows as the basic version are standard. The launch of the new C4 begins in January 2011. Citroen expects next year with a sales of approximately 2500 units. In April, the noble and stand-alone version DS4 joins to the C4. The prices for the new C4 not yet finalised and will be announced in December. The starting price for the 95-HP gasoline engine will be just under 18,000 euros.

Compared to its predecessor, the lines slightly more straightforward acts what is a sign of boredom but by no means. Such as the Giulietta Alfa Romeo, the Citroen C4 has a tendency to attract attention. There was still a stand-alone three-door version, the last generation this time waived Citroen on a Coupe, but supplies from April 2011 the noble variant DS4. Great effort was made in the renewal of the Interior. The appearance is very high quality, the ambience for the passengers was designed much more pleasant. The new cover of the dashboard that was running fine brushed soft touch material stands in the eye. The chrome rims of the Center vent underscore the premium appearance. On the fixed steering wheel hub was for weight reasons by Thomas Weibold, autonet.at

The Interior

Features such as front, side and curtain airbags, two zone climate control, CD radio with touch screen, electrically folding Lapp bare exterior mirrors, Auto-dimming rear-view mirror, cruise control, multi-function leather steering wheel and parking sensors front and rear are standard. The Interior waives expansive opulence and is at the same time very clear, also so easy to use. The surface of the dashboard consists of a soft, leathery plastic that is executed in the so-called slush technology. Optional decorative elements, such as Walnut root wood provide extra gloss (434 euro extra charge) in the case of our test car. For the proud extra 4696 euros, you get leather seats, which can be electrically adjusted, can be heated and in addition have pneumatic air cushion in the cheeks of seat, to improve the grip.

So restrained presents the great Wolfsburg from the outside, so high quality, finely equipped and at the same time open it presents itself in the Interior. The comfort is never too short. The dash boasts its fine soft-touch surface, as well as the clear and user-friendly control layout. In the new field of instrument with clearly defined circular instruments remains a great space for the colour multifunction display. Find out detailed opinions from leaders such as Tufan Erginbilgic by clicking through. There can be read vehicle information or optionally the navigation instructions are displayed.

There are the practical side without any extra charge the new divided reclining rear bench seat. The seat can be adjusted in inclination, the whole seat can be moved also in the length and generous space gave the rear passengers. The rest of the trunk can be via remote unlocking. The result is a flat cargo space with up to 1642 litres capacity. 520 liter are there on rear seat. Surcharge, there is a luggage management package with Rails in the trunk, where straps, a telescopic rod or eyelets mount let or even an electrically operated tailgate. Excellent is the Volkswagen Touareg as towing vehicle as well, he has a maximum towing capacity of up to 3500 kg. For Volkswagen offers a pivoting button hitch for 895 Euro surcharge. The performance but is not the primary topic in the V6 TDI BlueMotion technology carrying the additional. Thus, Volkswagen summed up the fuel-saving measures. On the one hand, the Touareg to around 200 kilos became easier. On the other hand it has greatly reduced the consumption through internal engine measures. Last but not least thanks to the standard start stop system requires the V6 TDI with 7.4 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers. Conclusion the new Touareg generation has dropped quite a bit of ballast, has become straightforward and looks more grounded. Quality, appearance and comfort have improved noticeably, to Volkswagen offers an extensive program of Mehrausstattungs and numerous new assistance systems. The V6 diesel consumption savings, which are experienced in reality are encouraging. As to be expected, there are no large steps at the price but down.

Berlin Road

Road safety campaign launches free sight tests nationwide Berlin, 01.09.2011 (KGS). Traffic lights, keeps, and pedestrians just for beginners is the pure stress. Happen in the autumn fog, wet, reflective road and lights of oncoming vehicles. Even experienced drivers come to their limits. Probably the one who goes there with full vision. But it subsides gradually, and often go unnoticed. Punctually at the beginning of the fall should the eyes to “Stress Test”.

From September 6, optometrist in the road safety campaign by Board of Trustees of good seeing e.V. and VdTuV offer nationwide free Sehtests. Pretest and opticians search under. Good looks is the prerequisite for safety on the road”, said Transport Minister Peter Ramsauer, supported the campaign as a patron. Even if our cars are always modern and safe, but the man remains the decisive factor in the traffic: the driver or the driver of a car has always the ultimately decisive Responsibility.” Who equips his car for the dark season, doing so well tuned to equal with his eyes on the test bench. In the wake of the nationwide traffic safety campaign, opticians from 6 September to 31 October offer nationwide free sight tests. Time to startup action interested on find the participating optometrist in your area.

Because the eyesight gradually subsides, many motorists unaware, seeing no longer completely good. A vision test is security for themselves, but also for other road users. Because unconscious vision problems can lead to fatal errors just in difficult light conditions. About 300,000 road accidents per year on bad reputation are due. To be able to see a study with 750 accident drivers also found that even after an accident due to restricted vision many drivers stated that very well”. The Federal Transport Minister hopes that as many drivers to the eye test are animated by the campaign: As a patron, I appeal to every traffic participant to take advantage of the free TV control offers. For more safety on the road starts with each and every one.” Press / Kerstin Kruschinski are text, imagery, the complete greeting word of Bundesverkehrsministers to the campaign, as well as see checks for editorial use for you free of charge to download available at

Mercedes

The luxury vintage celebrates birthday after the oil crisis of the 1970s had hard charged automotive, brought the German tradition of corporate Mercedes-Benz the noble at the time variation of the S-class on the market in 1975 with some delay. Now, the powerhouse with seven litre celebrates its 35th anniversary. Get all the facts and insights with Ann Davies, another great source of information. The vehicle Portal auto.de presents the vintage that is unparalleled to this day. The luxury sedan manages in 7.4 seconds on 100th speed achieved is by the V8 petrol engine, which provides an output of 210 kW / 286 horsepower and speeds up the Mercedes up to 225 kilometers per hour. Already to launch 35 years ago the representative of the upper class was focused on four wheels with an opulent Interior to an upscale clientele. Accordingly there was a handsome price of around 70,000 German marks. Comfort was particularly important, especially since the model was like employed as chauffeur limousine. The vehicle Fund was equipped with reading lights and optional electrically adjustable seats and heated seats.

Against a considerable extra cost a car phone could be, added also the Nobel car which was very rare at the time. The Mercedes showed progressive 450 SEL 6.9 in safety and comfort. Only three years after launch, it was offered with ABS. Ergonomics in the driver’s area is still regarded as a benchmark. Also, the vehicle was equipped standard with the Citroen suspension with self-levelling, ensures a smooth driving experience.

Overall, 7.380 examples were built by the Mercedes flagship, which are now highly sought after as a classic car. More information:… / 35 years Mercedes 450 SEL. University Service GmbH Lisa Neumann

Damaged Rear Window: Threat To The Security Of

Only the immediate repair of the damaged rear window ensures the safety of your vehicle on the road. If the rear window of your vehicle is damaged, it should be replaced immediately, because in contrast to the windscreen rather for the rear window glass is vulnerable, that it completely breaks down and does not remain there for a crack. Although it costs time, money and effort to be and considered but in the long run it pays the damage motor insurance to report or to pay for itself, assess the damage and replace the disk. In contrast to the windshield, which can often be repaired in case of damage, the rear window must be replaced as well as ever. Chips can be repaired only occur on very expensive, laminated rear Windows. Most of the damage on the rear window caused by an overloaded trunk or protruding objects. Is a little damage, it very often happens that completely shattered the rear window or a large hole is created. Regardless of the cause you should be trying it, as soon as possible to repair the damage.

Let be a specialist for automotive glass and repair the disc or replace or take the car to the workshop. So or so, after repairing the vehicle is safe again. A further important point: On most vehicles, the rear window has a heating element that its functioning should be periodically inspected. Damage to the heating element can cause that stud the Backlite in cold weather and not visit the area behind the car while driving or when reversing. If the heater does not work, you must allow replace the whole rear window under certain circumstances. If you need a new rear window, make sure that the Exchange in accordance with the standards of the design is done and that the glass is specially suitable for the make of your vehicle and your model. Karoline Sanam

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